Leland Medical Clinic

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Neighbors Organizing to Help Each Other

As a city leader, Lisa Bush knows that informed neighbors help her better understand the issues that are important to residents. Bush, an alderwoman in Leland, and also the city’s Vice Mayor, is working with Delta Health Alliance to build an active neighborhood association in her ward.  “Building a stronger, more organized conduit for information results Read More…

Rural children often go without critical mental health treatment

Jennifer Townsend was shocked when she found a note written by her oldest child, a 14-year-old: The teen was planning to commit suicide. Townsend, a mother of four who lives in the rural Mississippi Delta, wanted to get help for her daughter immediately. She called a nearby state-funded community mental health clinic … Continue reading Read More…

Delta Health Alliance Receives $600,000 Grant To Improve Leland Medical Clinic

Delta Health Alliance has been awarded $200,000 per year for three years by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve and expand the use of electronic health records at its Leland Medical Clinic. This grant provided funding throughout the country to small, rural health providers in clinics or hospitals. Daniel Thomas, Delta Read More…

A Community Health Fair

LELAND, Miss. – Good health is not so much a matter of motivation as it is adequate resources and community leadership, said Shelby Polk, associate professor of nursing and director of nurse practitioner programs at Delta State University (DSU). “And in that regard, Leland can become one of those communities known for building a healthy Read More…

Delta Health Alliance Receives $600,000 Grant To Improve Leland Medical Clinic

Delta Health Alliance has been awarded $200,000 per year for three years by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve and expand the use of electronic health records at its Leland Medical Clinic. This grant provided funding throughout the country to small, rural health providers in clinics or hospitals. Daniel Thomas, Delta Read More…